CanAm Coal Corp.

March 13, 2012 09:06 ET

CanAm Coal Corp.: CanAm Coal Announces $153,000 Private Placement

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwire - Mar 13, 2012) - CanAm Coal Corp. (TSXV: COE) (OTCQX: COECF) ("CanAm" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement of up to 900,000 units at a price of $0.17 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $153,000. Each unit will consist of one common share and one half common share purchase warrant. Each warrant is exercisable at $0.22 per common share for a period of two years from closing. This private placement will be fully subscribed for by Mr. Scott Bolton, who has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Company, and by Mr. Timothy Nakaska, a director of the Company.

Proceeds of the private placement will be used for general operating purposes. The completion of the private placement is subject to regulatory approval. CanAm has determined that there are exemptions available from the various requirements of TSX Venture Policy 5.9 and Multilateral Instrument 61- 101 for the issuance of the units to Mr. Nakaska and Mr. Bolton (Formal Valuation - Issuer Not Listed on Specified Markets; Minority Approval - Fair Market Value Not More Than $2,500,000).

About CanAm Coal Corp.

CanAm is a coal producer and development company focused on growth through the acquisition, exploration and development of coal resources and resource- related technologies. CanAm's main activities and assets include its four operating coal mines in Alabama and the Buick Coal Project which holds significant coal resources, 188 million indicated and 103 million inferred resources, in Colorado, USA (see the technical report entitled "Limon Lignite Project, Elbert County, Colorado, USA," dated October 26, 2007 and filed on SEDAR on November 2, 2007). Other coal and related opportunities continue to be evaluated on an ongoing basis.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This news release may contain certain forward-looking information. All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, is forward-looking information and such information involves various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. A description of assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information and a description of risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in the Company's disclosure documents on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. The Company does not undertake to update any forward- looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

                          # 1505, 1800-4(th) Street SW

                                  Calgary, AB

                                    T2S 2S5

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Contact Information

  • For Further Information:

    CanAm Corporate Office:
    Tim Bergen
    CEO
    Tel: 403.262.3797
    Toll Free: 1.877.262.5888
    Email: Email Contact

    Brisco Capital Partners:
    Scott Koyich
    Partner
    Tel: 403.262.9888
    Email: Email Contact